India Table of Contents
Formal Name: Republic of India (The official, Sanskrit name for India is Bharat, the name of the legendary king in the Mahabhrata).
Short Form: India.
Term for Citizens: Indian(s).
Capital: New Delhi (National Capital Territory of Delhi).
Date of Independence: Proclaimed August 15, 1947, from Britain.
National Holiday: Independence Day, August 15.
Data as of September 1995